for lokixsifwarfrost. Hope you’re feeling better! <3
“Are you still hurting, my dear?” Loki whispered gently against Sif’s ebony hair, his right hand gently stroking hers while his left arm draped protectively aroundSif’s shoulders.
still a bit sore, I must admit. But I’m sure I’ll recover quick enough.” She
smiled up at Loki, secretly admiring the way the soft amber candlelight and
dark shadows fell on his handsome angled face.
at least I can revel on the fact that I’m no longer in unimaginable,
excruciating pain as I was half an hour ago.” Sif teased, rolling her eyes, a
smirk playing on her lips.
the shieldmaiden’s smile faded when she saw the guilt and worry on Loki’s face.
To an untrained eye, to a stranger, Loki’s emotions may have gone undetected.
The prince would have appeared as calm and collected as always, but to Sif, to
the woman who has spent a millennium studying, observing, deciphering the that man
she loves, it is impossible for her not to read Loki’s mind.
was scared, Sif. You and I fought side by side in battles for centuries. I have
seen you bleed. I have seen you beaten. I have seen your bones break. But never
have I seen you in such pain as I did this night. I thought I was going to-“
you didn’t, Loki.” Sif interrupted. “Nothing happened. Everything’s alright.
Everyone is safe. And healthy. And happy.”
if on cue, Eir entered the chambers and, with a bundle of soft white cloth
cradled in her arms, walked carefully towards Sif’s bed.
my little star!” Sif sighed happily, stretching her arms towards Eir.
finally gotten the little prince clean. Just twenty minutes old, but he’s
already as stubborn and restless as his parents. Why he won’t stop squirming!
It took three of us to keep him still!”
that Loki released a proud huff, obviously proud of his son’s potential for
but he is beautiful, Your Highnesses.” Eir admired as she eased little Ullr
into his mother’s arms.
babe, his fat arms and legs wiggling, looked up at Sif with eyes as blue and
intelligent as his father’s. Sif tenderly traced her son’s face - Ullr
inherited Loki’s nose and he had her lips and ears. As she tufted Ullr’s soft
black hair, Sif could not help but think that he is indeed the most wondorous being she has ever laid eyes on.
is perfect, Sif.” Loki uttered in wonder, already besotted with his newborn
of course he is! I am his mother, am I not?”
will make a fine and powerful sorcerer.”
a strong, courageous warrior.”
a strong, courageous warrior who, thanks to his father’s impeccable genes, is
also a fine and powerful sorcerer.”
can deliberate what our son’s going to be, dear husband, but I know one thing about
Ullr that is for certain.”
what is that, dear wife?”